RetroPie 3.8.1 released to the public

Hot on the heals of version 3.8 comes a minor update with some fixes. The main issue corrected involves the launching of DosBox. There were also some issues with the Gamecon GPIO driver which have also been sorted out.

A complete list of changes from 3.8 includes :

  • Fix escaping in iniSet causing initial backslashes to be incorrect in ini files (Affected some +Start Scripts with spaces such as DOSBox).
  • Don’t overwrite existing configs when updating advmame.
  • SSelph’s scraper – Add option to set -append and -use_nointro_name=false flags.
  • Disable binary install on Wheezy.
  • Fix building of gamecondriver.
  • Correct Emulation Station autobooting configuration due to changes in raspi-config.
  • Added missing zip dependency for Solarus.
  • Fix c&p error with mupen64plus that broke the initial config generation.
  • Added new EmulationStation theme “material” from user lilbud.
  • Lr-nxengine – no error message was shown when required data files are missing.

More information and a download link can be found from the official RetroPie website at –